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I don't generally recommend sculptures, fountains, etc., but the Ehekarussel is really something special & over-the-top. I recommend starting with your back to the U-Bahn exit and walking around slowly counterclockwise. One forewarning: there are some pretty morbid parts to this fountain so those with...More
This is an interesting sculpture in Nurnberg. Not my favorite but worth a look at for its different views of marriage through the years.
You really have to look closely at all the different characters in it. Nurnberg has a lot of great sculpture though...More
The fountain is located in the shadow of the Weisser Turm tower, accessible with subway (U1 line),
Ehekarussell could be translate as "loosely the Marriage-Merry-Go-Round"
The statue consists of a rough circle of visceral male and female figures that represent various points in a couple’s...More
The fountain at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin has always been my favourite but now I found a new one. This fountain/sculpture ensemble is fantastic. Beautiful love in youth is mixed with terrible figures later in life, marriage full of conflict and finally old age.
My family and I stopped at many fountains and statues in Nuremberg, and this was my favorite. It was our 30th wedding anniversary, and I got a kick out of this Marriage Carousel. There was a lot to look at, and the humor in it...More
Pass the imposing White Tower (See My Review) and you arrive at this bizarre fountain called Ehekarussell, the "Marriage Carousel." Created by Hans Sach in 1571, this surreal gem depicts man and animal depicting various aspects of married life. Rather creepy, yet it is hard...More